Hohhot City Holds 2014 Ordination Ceremony
By Baixun Wang, April 23, 2014 17:04 PM
On April 13, 2014, twelve pastoral staffs were ordained as pastors at the ordination ceremony held at South Street Christian Church, Xincheng, Hohhot city by the Three Self Patriotic Movement and the China Christian Council of Hohhot city. This ordination ceremony is the largest one in Hohhot city since 2004.
Junwei Zhu vice-president of the Bible School in Inner Mongolia was ordained as pastor, Yunfei Zhang teacher of the Bible School in Inner Mongolia as pastor at the same time. Guiyun Liu, Youshun Yang, Huiling Zhang, Liqian Wang, Wen Li, Haitao Wang, Liya Ma, Enhua Pan, Wenjuan Zhang were curate, Gang Ru office director of the Three Self Patriotic Movement and the China Christian Council in Inner Mongolia as the elder. Youhong Gao vice president and secretary general of the Three Self Patriotic Movement Council in Inner Mongolia and Dawei Wang vice president and director general of the Inner Mongolia Christian Council promoted as pastor.
As long as conforming with regulations of the Three Self Patriotic Movement and the China Christian Council, graduated from theological college, and serving in church for more than two years, one can be ordained as pastor. The longest serving time in church of the pastoral staffs ordained in this ordination ceremony has been more than twenty years, and the shortest serving time can be more than four years. To this fact, pastor Chengzu Fan chairman of the Three Self Patriotic Movement Council in Inner Mongolia said "Time will test the faithful and wise servant. The ones who perseveres under the harsh environment are the ones who can stand test. They deserve what they are ordained..."
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